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Field Station: Dinosaurs

Overpeck County Park
Leonia   |  
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North America's premiere outdoor dinosaur exhibition. Thirty-two full-sized animatronic dinosaurs set against a dramatic natural setting in the New Jersey Meadowlands. Shows,...  MORE »

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Garretson Forge and Farm

4-02 River Road
Fair Lawn   |  
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Garretson Forge and Farm, listed on the National and New Jersey State Historic Registry, is one of the oldest historic sites in...  MORE »

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Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City   |  
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Liberty Science Center houses: - 12 museum exhibition halls - A live animal collection with 110 species - A 3D theater - The nation's largest...  MORE »

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NJ Aviation Hall of Fame

400 Fred Wehran Drive
Teterboro   |  
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Many schools make this an enriching experience for its students. The museum exposes children to the aerospace industry's career potential in: spaceflight,...  MORE »

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URHS Boonton Train Yard

100 Morris Ave
Boonton   |  
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The United Railroad Historical Society of New Jersey, Inc. aka URHS is a non-profit edu­ca­tional organ­ization directed at sup­porting the preser­vation of...  MORE »

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American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park W
New York   |  
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Since its founding in 1869, the American Museum of Natural History has collected more than 33 million specimens relating to the natural...  MORE »

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Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

25 Boulevard Cornwall on Hudson
Cornwall   |  
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Established in 1959, the Museum has grown into a leading provider of nature education experiences in the Hudson Valley. Its mission is...  MORE »

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John Fell House

475 Franklin Turnpike
Allendale   |  
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About the Property. The mansion was built in three phases. John Fell built the first portion in the 1760’s...  MORE »

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Montclair Art Museum

3 South Mountain Ave
Montclair   |  
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The Montclair Art Museum (MAM), along with its Yard School of Art, engages a diverse community through its distinctive collection of American...  MORE »

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Museum Village

1010 NY-17M
Monroe   |  
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A living history museum commited to exploration, interpretation & preservation of 19th century life. Visit our website: http://www.museumvillage.org/...  MORE »

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New Jersey State Museum

205 W State St
Trenton   |  
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The State Museum features collections, exhibitions and programs in archaeology, ethnography, cultural history, fine art and natural history. The Museum...  MORE »

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Newark Museum

49 Washington Street
Newark   |  
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The Newark Museum is the largest Museum in NJ with over 80 galleries of inspiration and exploration, educational offerings, innovative family experiences,...  MORE »

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Palisades Interstate Park- The Kearney House

Alpine Approach Rd
Alpine   |  
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The Kearney House is a historic house that is open to tour from May through October on most weekend and holiday afternoons...  MORE »

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Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site

44 Battlefield Rd
Stony Point   |  
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Visit the site of the Battle of Stony Point, one of the last Revolutionary War battles in the northeastern colonies. This is...  MORE »

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The Hermitage (Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ)

335 N. Franklin Turnpike
HoHoKus   |  
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The Hermitage National Historic Landmark is a Gothic Revival home built in 1847-48 that incorporates an earlier, Revolutionary War structure. Owned by...  MORE »

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 5th Ave
Manhattan   |  
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The Ridgewood Historical Society

650 East Glen Ave
Ridgewood   |  
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Trailside Museums and Zoo

Bear Mountain State Park
Bear Mountain   |  
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The Museums There are four museums at Trailside–all built of native granite. The Herpetology House is home to a variety of native turtles, snakes,...  MORE »

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Upper Saddle River Historical Society- Hopper-Goetschius House Museum

245 Lake St
Upper Saddle River   |  
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The Upper Saddle River Historical Society was organized in 1977 to collect, preserve, and distribute the history of the Upper Saddle...  MORE »

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Waldwick Commuity Alliance

19 West Prospect St
Waldwick   |  
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The W.C.A. is a registered 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of downtown Waldwick and the complete restoration of the historic...  MORE »

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Whippany Railway Museum

1 Railroad Plz
Whippany   |  
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The Whippany Railway Museum has been bringing to life the history of New Jersey's railroads to the public since 1985....  MORE »

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Wortendyke Barn Museum

13 Pascack Rd
Park Ridge   |  
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Resting like a jewel is suburban New Jersey is the Wortendyke Barn Museum, a National Register landmark that is all that remains...  MORE »

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